Yamaha Recall of certain XC155 scooters

200527 2018 Yamaha XC155 scooter Recall (678)

WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 27, 2020 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –

Yamaha Recall: Insufficiently Tightened Cylinder Head Nuts

A fouled spark plug could cause the engine to stall at idle and possibly not restart, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V277000

Manufacturer: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA

Components: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Potential Number of Units Affected: 3,116

MAKE MODEL MODEL YEAR(S)
YAMAHA XC155 2016 – 2018
YAMAHA XC155 2015

Summary: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain 2015-2018 XC155 scooters. The cylinder head nuts may not have been tightened properly and could loosen, allowing coolant to foul the spark plug.

Remedy: Yamaha will notify owners and dealers will replace the cylinder head gasket and tighten the cylinder head nuts, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 29, 2020. Owners may contact Yamaha customer service at 1-800-962-7926. Yamaha’s number for this recall is 990137.

Notes: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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